The following classification societies have been appointed as Recognized Organizations (ROs) and Recognized Security Organizations (RSOs) with full authorisation to carry out statutory surveys/audits, plan approvals, and issue international convention certificates for and on behalf of the Tuvalu Ship Registry.

  • American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
  • Bureau Veritas (BV)
  • China Classification Society (CCS)
  • DNV-GL (DNV GL)
  • Indian Register of Shipping (IRS)
  • Korean Register of Shipping (KR)
  • Lloyd's Register (LR)
  • Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
  • Polish Register of Shipping (PRS)
  • Registro Italiano Navale (RINA)
  • Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS)